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AFSCME decries state prison staff vacancies
21st April 2021 • The Gazette Fact Checker • The Gazette
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After the March 23 murders of a correctional officer and a nurse at the Anamosa State Penitentiary, AFSCME Council 61, the union that represents many prison workers, has criticized the state for understaffing at its prisons.

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This Fact Checker was researched and written by Erin Jordan of The Gazette and features Michaela Ramm, John Steppe, and Marissa Payne